RTDNA ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR NETWORK AWARDS

RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism for the Network stations. “The RTDNA’s network awards once again highlight the depth and scope of outstanding storytelling in Canada,” said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest “….and despite another year of challenges in our industry, this year’s winners are world

RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism for the Network stations.

“The RTDNA’s network awards once again highlight the depth and scope of outstanding storytelling in Canada,” said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest “….and despite another year of challenges in our industry, this year’s winners are world class”

Here are the Nominees for RTDNA 2015 Network Awards:

  • Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – Radio
  • AMI Audio: Contact, The Flag at 50
  • AMI Audio: The Story of Nicholas
  • CBC Ideas: Science Under Siege
  • CBC News: Residential Schools Backstory
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, Being Jacqueline
  • NEWSTALK 1010: Star Wars, A Tour De Force

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – TV

  • CBC News: The National, Justin Trudeau PM Day 1
  • CTV W5: Gordie’s Comeback
  • Global News: 16×19, Wives of ISIS

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – Radio

  • CBC News: The World at Six, Girl in the Picture
  • The Canadian Press: A Bittersweet Remembrance

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – TV

  • AMI – tv: Deltaplane Motorise Accessible
  • Business News Network (BNN): “We Are Not The Devil”, Fort Mac Calls For Support From Rest Of Canada
  • Global News: Veteran Art, Global National

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – Radio

  • CBC News: Wui Gwai: Hong Kong Homecoming
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, The Culture of Politics: Why Zunera Ishaq fought for her niqab
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, 2 niqabs and a hijab: 3 Muslim women talk about the face covering

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – TV

  • CBC News: The National, Violence Against Indigenous Women
  • CBC News: Bad water: ‘Third World’ conditions on First Nations
  • Global News: 16×9, The Fight for Trans Rights

Dan McArthur Award – Multiplatform

  • CBC Radio One: The Current, In Harm’s Way
  • CTV News: Manitoba Foster Care Crisis
  • Global News, SHAW Media: 16×9, Under Fire

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – Radio

  • CBC News: VIA Rail Attack
  • CBC News: The World At Six, Refugees/Lesvos Stories
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, No Way Home: Children and the Refugee Crisis

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – TV

  • CBC News: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Amber’s Voice
  • Global News: Paris Attacks, Global National
  • Global News: Refugee Crisis, Global News

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – Digital

  • CTV: CTV News Election 2015
  • Global News: Decision Canada – 2015 Federal Election

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – Radio

  • CBC News: The World this Weekend, Paris Mourns
  • CBC News: World Report/The World this Weekend, Fahmy Speaks
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, The Paris Attacks

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – TV

  • CBC News: The National, Tofino Whale Watching Tragedy
  • CTV News: Terror in Paris
  • Global News: German Wings Crash, Global National

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – Digital

  • Global News: Globalnews.ca – Federal Election 2015

Dick Smyth Award – Creative Use of Sound

  • CBC News: The World this Weekend, Paris Bomb Montage
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, Gone Without a Trace
  • NEWSTALK 1010: Jays Win ALDS

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

  • CTV W5: Born Free
  • Global New Biking with Candidates, Global National
  • Global News: 16×9, Life, Death and the Law

Data Storytelling Award

  • CBC News Investigative Unit: Campus Sexual Assaults, The Fight to get the Real Picture
  • Global News: Access to Canada’s abortion providers a challenge
  • Global News: Ashley Madison Security Breach

Digital Media Award

  • CBC News: Canada Votes 2015: Election Night Live
  • CBC News: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
  • Global News: Globalnews.ca

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events – Radio

  • AMI – audio: Mosaic City, The TIFF Fan Experience
  • CBC News: Canada Votes 2015

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events TV

  • CTV News: 2015 Federal Election, A Liberal Majority
  • Global News: Because it’s 2015: In Conversation with the Prime Minister, Global National
  • Global News: Decision Canada: 2015 Election, Global National

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program – Radio

  • AMI – audio: Contact, Design For All: A Manifesto
  • CBC Radio One: The Current, Vaccinations: Pro and Anti-Vaxxer parents make their cases
  • NEWSTALK RADIO 1010: Jimmy Page in conversation with John Moore

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program – TV

  • CTV W5: W5 Episodes 49-25, The Real Deal | For The Birds
  • CTV W5: W5 Episodes 50-01, Generation XXX | Kill Pill
  • Global News: 16×9, Losing Afghanistan

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast – Radio

  • CBC News: The World at Six, Liberal Victory
  • CBC News: World Report, Paris after the Attacks

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast – TV

  • CBC News: The National
  • CTV News: CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme
  • Global News: Paris Under Attack, Global News

The Network award winners will be announced at the Annual RTDNA National Conference, June 2- 4, 2016 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. Please visit the website http://www.rtdnacanada.com for further information and to register. Limited space is available.

RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic and digital journalists and news managers in Canada. The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas. The RTDNA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.

For more information, contact Monica Sayers at (604) 566.8311 or RTDNA@icsevents.com or Ian Koenigsfest, President, RTDNA Canada at (604) 240.7326 or president@rtdnacanada.com

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